From the time Tanya was old enough to decipher words, her Yiddisher mama told her stories. Tanya was hooked. Now she uses memoir as a tool to aid self-expression and recovery, and to fight the deep-rooted fear and stigma in our society against mental illness.
From the time Tanya was old enough to decipher words, her Yiddisher mama told her stories, showing her what it meant to bear witness to personal narratives. Growing up during the Thatcher era on a council housing estate, where poverty was rife, Tanya was not considered college material, and left...
I am happy to have been able to showcase my work in The Washington Post, KCRW UnFictional, KCET Departures, Role Reboot, The Fiddleback, Verdad Magazine, and Lumina: the Sarah Lawrence College Literary Journal. Check out my portfolio and read some of my recent work.